transitive verb-·brat·ed, -·brat·ing
to celebrate (the Eucharistic liturgy) jointly, the prayers being said in unison by two or more of the officiating priests
Origin of concelebratefrom Classical Latin concelebratus, past participle of concelebrare, to celebrate (a solemnity) in large numbers: see con- and celebrate
verbcon·cel·e·brat·ed, con·cel·e·brat·ing, con·cel·e·brates
To take part in a concelebration of the Eucharist.
To take part in (a Eucharist) as a joint celebrant.
Origin of concelebrateLatin concelebrāre concelebrāt- com- com- celebrāre to celebrate ; see celebrate .
(third-person singular simple present concelebrates, present participle concelebrating, simple past and past participle concelebrated)